Haha Marlborough Pinot Noir 2017

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Marlborough
Review Date : 27-Jun-2018
Moderately deep red colour with light garnet hues on the edge. The nose is fresh and light with initially restrained aromas of cherry and strawberry fruit entwined with delicate red florals and subtle notes of fresh herbs. The fruit grows in depth and the aromatics become rounder with aeration. Medium-bodied, the palate is elegant in presentation with gently sweet flavours of cherries and strawberries melded with fresh and dark herbs, unveiling floral nuances. The fruit forms an elegant, taut core and the palate is enlivened by crisp and brisk acidity. The fruit is underlined by soft, light tannin extraction, and the acidity carries the wine to a light, lingering, subtly herb-nuanced finish. This is a light Pinot Noir with cherry and strawberry fruit along with cooler spectrum herb notes on a brisk, supple palate. Match with antipasto, charcuterie and tapas over the next 2-3 years. Fruit from the Awatere and Upper Wairau Valleys, fermented to 13.0% alc., 35% of the wine aged 10 months in French oak barrels. 16.5+/20 Jun 2018 RRP $24.99

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